"I am a lover of truth, a worshipper of freedom, a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Stephen Fry on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Stephen Fry on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Stephen Fry on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Stephen Fry on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Stephen Fry on Mahatma Gandhi
"I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me."
"I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself."
"I've never had any illusions about being a lead actor in films, because lead actors have to be of a certain kind. Apart from the beauty of looks and figure, which I cannot claim to have, there's just a particular kind of ordinary-Joe quality that a film star needs to have."
"Many people would no more think of entering journalism than the sewage business - which at least does us all some good."
"Taste every fruit of every tree in the garden at least once. It is an insult to creation not to experience it fully. Temperance is wickedness."